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John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 234 4 Browse Search
John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies 83 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 63 1 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 40 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 36 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 32 30 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 32 2 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862., Part II: Correspondence, Orders, and Returns. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 29 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 28 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 27 1 Browse Search
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e Mountain Railroad in rear, by which means the Confederate Army could, with ease, have been provisioned. See Official Report, Appendix page 324. Notwithstanding the presence of one of Sherman's Corps at the railway bridge over the Chattahoochee, I would have made this move. I would have thrown upon our left flank a sufficient force to occupy the Federals, at the bridge, whilst we laid pontoons and passed round to their rear, as we subsequently did in the presence of Schofield, at Columbia, Tennessee. Had I been enabled to carry into effect this plan, Hardee and Lee would not have been sent to Jonesboroa, as the cavalry would have been instructed to retard, to the utmost, the advance of the enemy, whilst Major General Cobb made demonstrations from the direction of Macon. Thus, while Sherman was destroying the road to Macon, I would have been upon his communications with Nashville, and the desertions, together with the demoralization which followed the evacuation of Atlanta, woul
en advantage of every available road, reached Columbia, via Mount Pleasant. Forrest operated in ourand, by forced marches day and night, reached Columbia, upon Duck river, just in time to prevent ourhe hope of cutting off General Schofield from Columbia, and barely failed in this object, as the NatThe enemy having formed line of battle around Columbia, Lee's Corps filed into position with its rigof Mrs. Warfield, about three miles south of Columbia. The two Armies lay opposite each other duistinctly hear the roar of Lee's artillery at Columbia, whilst a feint was made to cross the river. t two miles and in full view of the pike from Columbia to Spring Hill and Franklin. I here halted ahofield's main body still in front of Lee, at Columbia, up to a late hour in the day. I thought it pston's Division, and Lee's two Divisions from Columbia, to have enveloped, routed, and captured SchoLieutenant General Lee performed his duty, at Columbia, with great skill and fidelity which were cro[2 more...]
had time been given him to thrust into the breach his rapidly advancing and massive rear lines; and as it was, he began to gain ground, right and left, from the Columbia road. As shown by Colonel Mason's official report, made on the 10th of December, ten days after the battle, our effective strength was: Infantry, eighteen thfrom all causes of seven thousand five hundred and forty-seven (7547), from the 6th of November to the 10th of December, which period includes the engagements at Columbia, Franklin, and of Forrest's cavalry. The enemy's estimate of our losses as well as of the number of Confederate colors captured is erroneous, as will be seen rs in the South, was here ordered to form a rear guard with eight picked brigades together with Forrest's cavalry; the march was then resumed in the direction of Columbia, Stewart's Corps moving in front, followed by those of Cheatham and Stevenson. The Army bivouacked in line of battle near Duck river, on the night of the 18th.
command crossed Duck river a few miles above Columbia, and I followed, early in the morning of the cut off that portion of the enemy at or near Columbia. When I had gotten well on his flank the ene and General Lee, with the trains moving from Columbia on the same road. We pursued the enemy rapid On the 17th we continued the retreat towards Columbia, camping for the night at Spring Hill. Durinthe advance, and marching in the direction of Columbia via Henryville and Mount Pleasant. I arrivedThe entire force of the enemy was in front of Columbia till about mid-day on the 29th, when one corpmoved rapidly by the turnpike and railroad to Columbia. The want of a good map of the country, ancommand, crossed Duck river a few miles above Columbia, and I followed early in the morning of the 2 portion of the enemy between Spring Hill and Columbia. The cavalry engaged the enemy near Spring Hvisions, and trains and artillery moving from Columbia by the same road. The enemy made a feint of [16 more...]